Several cities in the world have achieved 100% renewable energy and many more are on the path. They have used the combination of policy incentives, best technology and community commitments. Aggressive marketing campaigns developed public awareness. San Diego has made the 100% Pledge for our City – but we have far to go.
Manuel has been researching these strategies at GENI this year, also bringing his personal experience from his academic background at the University of Applied Science and his professional Carrier at Allplan – an Austrian Energy Consulting Company (Research, Reports and Planning).
SPEAKER BIO: Manuel Ziegler, born and raised in Vienna - Austria, is an engineer and scientist in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. He holds a Bachelor in the field of “Urban Renewable Energy Technologies” and a Master in the field of “Urban Renewable Energy Systems”. He started his professional carrier as a HVAC engineer in 2007 and became the head of renewable energy consulting at Allplan by 2011. Therefor he is responsible for smart building and smart neighborhood design, energy efficiency arrangements as well as consulting
and awareness training.